Europe's Change And Social Changes In Europe After World War II

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For 6 years World War 2 was fought and thousands of towns and villages were destroyed. Millions of people either homeless or died in the fight. This was a horrible time for the world. Millions of people all over having to start over and try to pick up the piece of their shattered lives. Europe had to do something after the war. It had to rebuild itself; it had to be better than before. This is what the people wanted and what they deserve. The people rallied together to bring change to their country. Europe after World War 2, was a very different place, they made drastic changes to their lives. They changed everything from their political view to their Colonial empire. Some in good ways and some in bad ways, but they changed throughout the years. …show more content…
Right after World War 2 people started to question how this happened. The people blamed the government fro not protecting them and stopping Hitler sooner. The people wanted social reform; this led to many political parties being created. The people were looking for worker’s rights, economic reform and action against injustice. During this time the left wing saw a huge expansion because it was seen as a rebirth from Nazi occupation. In Britain they voted out Churchill for Celment Atlee a left wing politician. One of the biggest political parties in Europe was the Communist party. The Communist party was different they advocated for nonviolence and even preached to other communist to stop the killing. Their followers did not listen and cause purges throughout their villages of the social classes that went against them. This was a violent time in the country, policemen and bosses were being targeted for being anti-communist and people were being murdered. Even through there was many revolutions, fighting and killing going on in Europe the government still tried to make changes and help out the best they could. The most important thing to them was to get the economy back on track and so people can start producing more products and buying less from outside sources. They were able to do this through out the years and Europe experience and economic stability. With these changes to the economy and the politics also came …show more content…
It was difficult for them to do so because in World War 2, they were taken in a blitzkrieg and was occupied by Germans and humiliated. They wanted to take back their empire in an effort to restore their greatness. The French were allowed to send troops in again but it shortly fell apart and another war began against Vietnam and France. In the end the French never was able to take control of Vietnam. Then on November 1, 1954 there was a revolution against the French in Algeria. France fought against terrorist attack and tried to make the cities safe again. The French were able to win this battle but still ended up losing control of Algeria in the end. These efforts were France’s way of keeping their colonial Empire. Many other countries tried to do the same, keeping control of areas to spread their influence, countries like the USA and

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